Posts Tagged "Red Kidney Beans"

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Come visit us at the Western Maine BBQ Festivalthis weekend (July 23-24).  This event takes place the the Fryeburg Fairgrounds.  We will be serving up baked beans and enjoying the festivities.  This is a real BBQ competition with real prizes as well as a chance for you to be a “people’s choice” judge.  For more information see this website:...

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Chili Cookoff Ingredient Sponsor

We are proud to be an ingredient sponsor for the 8th Annual Chilly Chili Cookoff 2011 on March 5th in North Conway, NH!   We are proud members of the Mount Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce.   This is a International Chili Society District sanctioned event.  We are sponsoring the Peoples Choice competition by providing contestants with their choice of Soldier, Jacob’s Cattle, Yellow Eye or Red Kidney beans or potatoes if they choose.  Please join us in the fun!  To learn more please visit:...

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New For 2011!!!

New for 2011 we have added our MOFGA certified organic Jacob’s Cattle and Yellow Eye beans to our online store.  As always you can still purchase our conventional Soldier Beans, Yellow Eye Beans, Jacob’s  Cattle Beans and Red Kidney Beans.  Happy New...

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State of Maine Soldier Beans are Finally Ready!

Soldier Beans We are happy to report that today we are packaging Soldier beans in our State of Maine 2 Lb. bags!   Green Thumb Farms really appreciates your patience and would like to let you all know that are now taking orders online.  For a quick access click on this link: http://greenthumbfarms.com/store/beans/soldier-beans/  Enjoy your Soldier Beans! Bagging soldier...

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Soldier Beans

Soldier Beans History of Soldier Beans Soldier bean (phaseolus vulgaris) is an heirloom plant that has been cultivated in New England since before 1800. The name comes from a distinctive red mark on each 3/4-inch bean that resembles an old-fashioned toy soldier. These are also known as red-eye beans. Soldier beans are a bush bean, with a firm texture and mild taste. They are dried before being cooked. Soldier bean plants are grown commercially only in New England and they tend to be produced in accordance with the demand for them. Soldier Bean Cooking Suggestions Soldier beans can be cooked...

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